Deciphering faces: quantifiable visual cues to weight.

  title={Deciphering faces: quantifiable visual cues to weight.},
  author={Vinet Coetzee and Jingying Chen and David I Perrett and Ian D Stephen},
  volume={39 1},
Body weight plays a crucial role in mate choice, as weight is related to both attractiveness and health. People are quite accurate at judging weight in faces, but the cues used to make these judgments have not been defined. This study consisted of two parts. First, we wanted to identify quantifiable facial cues that are related to body weight, as defined by… CONTINUE READING